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ALS Start Up Launches Fundraising Campaign to Help Patients Win the Fight Against ALS

ALSFight.com aims to provide professional video instructions ad specialized online tools for patients and family members on how to deal with this disease on daily bases.

 
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Matawan, NJ -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/13/2014 -- ALS, or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, is also known as Motor Neuron Disease (MND), or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. It is the most commonly diagnosed motor neuron disease of the five known and classified. This is due to the degeneration of both upper and lower motor neurons. It is a rapidly progressive disease, which encompasses muscle weakness, spasms, atrophy, complications with swallowing, speaking, breathing, and, eventually, death.

ALSFight.com is a web and mobile application solely dedicated to ALS patients. Its primary goal is to provide solutions to make life for individuals with ALS easier. Their devoted team strongly believe that promoting functional independence and healthy habits can have a huge impact for patients with ALS.

ALSFight.com will provide a managed and customizable physical plan that will set daily goals for individuals with ALS. The strengthening of muscles and increasing range of motion may help in slowing, or even stopping the progression of symptoms. Physical therapy may offset muscle fatigue, cramping, and atrophy. It may allow a higher degree of mobility, and with it, independence.

Through the website, profiles and tracking tools will be made available. They will be used to find commonalities and connections between ALS victims. Tracking tools will allow members to log the progression of their disease, new stages, slowed progression, pain relief, and advancement. 

The money raised will be used to create and design the ALSFight.com web and mobile application. It will fund original video instructions, dietary plans, and numerous features focused on ALS individuals. It will also help the team with hardware, software, and rental needs required to meet their vision.

Supporters of the ALSFight.com project will be helping thousands of people who suffer from ALS find effective treatments and the support they need to overcome their symptoms and live meaningful lives for as long as possible.

To join the fight go to: http://bit.ly/1m4BvPI